Tortilla Recipes


Tortilla Recipes

Recipes by Eshun Mott, Photos by Maya Visnyei


  • 3 tbsp softened block-style cream cheese

  • 1 tbsp mango chutney

  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic

  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 2 medium (7 in.) whole wheat tortillas

  • lettuce leaves

  • thinly sliced Black Forest ham

  • thinly sliced yellow sweet pepper

  • seedless cucumber

Italian Chicken Quesadilla

  • 2/3 cups skinless, shredded rotisserie chicken, or leftover chicken

  • 2 tsp basil pesto

  • 1/4 cup shredded white cheddar

  • 2 medium (7 in.) whole wheat tortillas

  • 1/3 cup baby spinach

  • 2 tsp canola oil

Quick Savoury Chips

  • 1 1/2 tsp light-flavoured olive oil

  • 1/4 tsp chili powder

  • 1/8 tsp granulated sugar

  • 1/8 tsp salt

  • 2 medium (7 in.) whole wheat tortillas


  • Combine 3 tbsp softened block-style cream cheese with 1 tbsp mango chutney and ½ tsp Dijon.

  • Divide mixture between 2 medium (7-in.) whole wheat flour tortillas, spreading all the way to the edges.

  • Tear 2 leaves of lettuce into long strips and pile along one edge of each tortilla.

  • Top each with 30g thinly sliced Black Forest ham, thinly sliced strips of yellow pepper and long, thin strips of seedless cucumber.

  • Roll up tortillas tightly to enclose fillings. Wrap each roll in plastic and refrigerate for 1 hour (or overnight to help it stay together).

  • Unwrap and cut each roll into 6 pieces about 1-in. wide. Makes 2 Servings

Looking for something different to do with those boring old wraps? Here are three easy ways to turn whole wheat tortillas from humdrum to home run.

Tortilla Sushi


Italian Chicken Quesadilla


Quick Savoury Chips


This article was originally published on Aug 19, 2013

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